Assistant Manager – Knowledge Management

About Samhita

Samhita is a social impact consulting firm, with a vision to build a ‘better normal’. The better normal reimagines business environments where social value is an integral aspect of growth, putting stakeholders and environmental guardianship at the centre of business strategy, a strategy that evolves from inputs to outcomes, from individuals to ecosystem, and from delivering services to building capacity and enabling the market.

To do this, we support companies to align their core competencies with the needs of the social sector, and build catalytic partnerships with stakeholders with in-depth knowledge and networks to execute sustainable, outcome-oriented social impact initiatives. This approach bridges the gap between purpose and action, and forges business responsibility strategies that balance people, profit and planet, thereby creating a better normal for communities, environments and businesses.

Role Overview

The candidate will be responsible for creating, sharing and managing the knowledge produced by Samhita for advocacy and strategic partnerships. The candidate will be required to drive knowledge transfers and achieve organisational objectives, through effective use of multidisciplinary approaches. The candidate must have an eye for detail, enjoy collaboration, have a critical perspective but a pragmatic practice.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support in building a ‘learning organization’ and knowledge strategy for Samhita.
  • Create and disseminate customized knowledge for multi development stakeholders through regular publications in Samhita internal media platforms, social media platforms and academic platforms.
  • Forge strategic partnerships for knowledge alliances through engaging funders, nonprofits and strategic partners.
  • Compile and collate a digital catalogue of research reports through editing and proofreading.
  • Analyze trends in the development sector and present  analyses and insights in creative and innovative ways to multiple stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Possesses a Masters degree in the Social Sciences or an MBA from a reputed institution.
  • Has at least 4+ years of experience in Social Sector Consulting. 
  • Has experience with knowledge management systems and is proficient in report writing and referencing management softwares.
  • Is familiar with Evaluating Nonprofits and their programmes and is familiar with the CSR ecosystem both in India as well as in some other countries.
  • Possesses strong conceptual, analytical, writing skills and excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Has strong knowledge of the development landscape in India, including an in-depth understanding of the roles of various stakeholders.
  • Is well conversant with graphic design softwares. (desirable but not essential)
  • Has a tenacious approach to project management, delivery and follow-up.
  • Has experience in content writing, editing and designing consulting reports.
  • Candidates who are familiar with the latest digital tools and technologies in disseminating knowledge and have successfully executed knowledge co-creation, would be given preference.

Work Location: Mumbai

Why Samhita?

We believe that great companies are built by great teams. So we value and nurture our people, and recruit those who share our passion for impact and excellence. 

We are young and dynamic, and believe in creating opportunity for individuals and ideas to grow. At Samhita, we invite initiative and innovation, and solve problems through collaborative action. You can make a difference in this mission-driven organisation, by using your skills to solve some of the toughest challenges facing modern India. We are looking forward to hearing your ideas.

How to apply:

Send us your resume with a one-page cover letter telling us what excites you about joining Samhita to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 11th February 2022